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, the advancing america's networking and information technology research and development act of 2013. h.r. 967 is a good bipartisan bill which i was pleased to join mrs. lummis from wyoming and mr. hall from texas in introducing. h.r. 967 is largely based on a 2009 house-passed bill that was ntroduced by then-chairman gordon and ranking member hull. but this has some updates and reflects changing to the -- changes to the information and technology landscape as well as policy and management recommendations made by an outside panel of experts charged with evaluating nitr-d program. the program involves a collaboration of 15 federal resedge and development agencies, each contributing its own unique expertise and effort. to ensure that we make most effective use of our federal r&d resources and remain a leader in these fields. h.r. 967 requires that all 15 agencies come together to develop and periodically update a strategic plan for federal invest. s in -- investments in i.t. r&d. h.r. 967 will increase support, calls for increased support for large scale long-term interdisciplinary research in i
of massachusetts institute of technology in cambridge, massachusetts, just a short drive away. again, we can tell you at least right now, nbc is reporting that the two suspects believed to be in this incident are the same two suspects that were fingered for the marathon bombings in boston on monday. we will follow pictures, we will, of course, follow news for you out of this and we will interrupt our guests and programming as needed to bring you those updates throughout the program this morning. in the meantime, let's get a check on how markets are trading. first, let's head out to singapore where li sixuan is keeping an eye on things. what can you tell us? >> indeed, thank you, kelly. a lot of green arrows in asia today as the greater china markets are indeed the stellar outperformer with the shanghai composite, the hang seng gaining some 2%. also, lots of speculation around a potential imminent widening of the u.n.'s trading ban. we saw technical rebound in financials and commodity plays, especially from the big aussie miners that were hit hard yesterday. metals soared almost 10% today. bhp bil
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to science, technology, engineering and math? and i'm happy to have so many key members of my science team who are here today including my chief science adviser, john holder, who's here. there's john. nih director francis collins. there's francis right there, the tall guy. we've got acting director of the national science foundation, cora merit, there's cora, and we've got real life astronaut and nasa administrator charles bolton. where's charlie? there he is right there. we need to make in this a priority, train an army of new teachers in these subject areas and to make sure that all of us as a country are lifting up these subjects for the respect that that they deserve. you know, and one of the things i'm concerned about is that as a culture, you know, we're great consumers of technology, but we're not always properly respecting the people who are in the labs and, you know, behind the scenes creating the stuff that we now take for granted. and we've got to give the millions of americans who work in science and technology not only the kind of respect they deserve, but also new ways to eng
and missiles and stealth technology and ability to fight supersonic speeds. it may well be the way it has been designed to evade budget cutters in washington. more, sunday at 8:00 and c- span's "q&a". came into the white house. she was a 47-year-old lady who hated politics. thewas deeply depressed at death of her last surviving son. especially under the terrible circumstances in which she died. friends,ot have many unfortunately she had a wonderful family who kept her going. there always seem to be somebody there. i do not think he read very much. she was a very intellectual woman, highly educated. with that intellect and wonderful education, it seemed wasted in some way. >> the conversation on jayne pearce, the life of the 14th president, is now available on our web site. tune in monday for our next program on the first lady, mary todd lincoln. >> this documentary comes from zachary cohen of the adele davis academy in sandy springs, georgia. his message to the president looks at funding for education. it is a second prize-winning video in this year's c-span studentcam competition. >> this is
companies that do fertilizers, the feeding and the agra technology, which is helpful to extract more from the existing land that has very little potential to grow. >> were there any other surprising ways you can play the theme without necessarily buying some of the foodmakers? >> for me, the most exciting opportunity here, and it's large and in size, the top ten producers sell roughly $40 billion. the top ten food retailers in the world sell $1 trillion. the only companies that know exactly day by day what you want to buy are the food resale companies. and we did this in bra zim and came out with two very strong ideas. cbd, which is a buy rated stock and car sales. so those two angles are very, very good way to play the diet change. and for right now, where do you think the consumer demand is strongest across emerging markets? >> look -- >> i know that's a tough question. >> it's a tough question because we are in india. we're in central europe, we're in brazil. it depends how you play. it depends in poland and in india, we choose the fertilizer companies because they are the best way to
about and propaganda that targets accomplish speakers. i would warn that this technology as you implied is something that is very well-known in domestic circles as well on a variety of websites. although we commonly see it in the al qaeda world, we don't think it's distinctive enough to draw conclusions at this point. >> do you get the impression that the person who made this bomb is trying to cover their tracks? meaning this is not somebody looking for attention, but covering their tracks because they want to do it again or covering their tracks for another reason that they are trying to stay in hiding? >> i think so. i think the lack of a plan of responsibility from outside the u.s. and international terrorist groups or at least of lack of a credible claim starts to make one suspect more and more as hours and days pass that this was an individual or a group operating solely here in the united states. that doesn't tell you if it's anti-government and a domestic group and inspired by al qaeda, but as time goes on, a lack of a plan of responsibility from overseas, you do have to look mor
were on schedule. the first technology of its kind... mom and dad, i have great news. is now providing answers families need. siemens. answers. >>> welcome back. it's just past 6:30 p.m. eastern. here's the latest on the terror attacks in boston that have left three people dead and more than 170 hurt. president obama will travel to boston on thursday to speak at an interfaith service for the victims. we're learning more about the three dead victims. one was 8-year-old martin richard. 29-year-old krystle campbell has also been identified. the third was a grad student at boston university. that name has not been released. investigators say the bombs were made from pressure cookers that were hidden inside duffel bags. as we struggle to make sense of what happened, today president obama reminded us of the best we've seen in boston. >> the american people refuse to be terrorized. because what the world saw yesterday in the aftermath of the explosions were stories of heroism and kindness and generosity and love. exhausted runners who kept running to the nearest hospital to give blood. and th
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, as you say, is health care, is tapels, parts of the media, parts of the technology space, as well, clearly defensive growth. and then the other part of the bar bell, we want to take advantage of some of those attractive valuations in equities and in europe. we would rather go into financials selectively and look at those insurance companies, those banks, as well, which is perhaps have sold off more in the market than the recent pullback and look at all of those companies which have improving or strong capital positions. and you end up looking at some of the german insurers and the swiss bank. they look pretty strong for us. >> jonathan, thanks very much for that. . >>> today is also worldwide -- in china, "worldwide exchange" in china day. i'm in hong kong because i've just spent the weekend at the china entrepreneur's club annual meeting of green companies in china. i've just come back from there and the china entrepreneur's club is a group 50, 51 of the leading ceos of the private companies. around $300 billion in revenue is what those combined companies have. one of the sectors
. and you look at that. she's shutting that app down taking that technology and using it in some other form. can she really create value that way? >> she's looking to do small acquisitions of talent that will cost in the low tens of millions. those type of deals. by in large yahoo! has great assets and they have a brand name so a lot of it is really just taking what they have and taking engineers they have and improving the use case for yahoo! on mobile which in marissa's words incorporates checking news, weather, sports, those are things people do on their phones and they need to be there and get it right. it's a combination of small acquisitions. >> one final question and we'll let you go. you give her eight quarters. that's a long honeymoon in wall street land. does the rest of the world give her that much time? >> i think it's probably shorter than that in terms of the new products. i think six to eight quarters from the time she started in order to really have some good new products that are working and driving and then first users and engagement and then monetization because unless yo
of australia. and we've got third quarter numbers from hgl technologies. producer inflation data coming out of south korea. >> earlier, we asked is the dip in gold prices an opportunity to buy the pressure metal or are the freeing the market? aaron in chicago tweeted in to say, gold bugs are forever. i'm not sure that's an answer. >> that's for christmas. >>. >> here is another one, i can't think of anything in recent history that's so silly and stupid, full of hype and baloney. continue to send us your thoughts. [singing] hoveround takes me where i wanna go... where will it send me... one call to hoveround and you'll be singing too! pick up the phone and call hoveround, the premier power chair. hoveround makes it easier than any other power chair. hoveround is more maneuverable to get you through the tightest doors and hallways. more reliable. hoveround employees build your chair, deliver your chair, and will service your chair for as long as you own your chair. most importantly, 9 out of 10 people got their hoveround for little or no cost. call now for your free dvd and information kit. y
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